Dark Phoenix Photo Puts Magneto & Jean Grey in an Iconic X-Men Location
We have a new image of The Dark Phoenix which introduces exciting potential element of the franchise X-Men for longtime fans. This is going to be the last movie of this version of the franchise, which exists since the first live-action movie X-Men was released in 2000. But the series will be broadcast with great fanfare and we learned that Genosha , a very important place of comics for mutantkind, is finally making its way to the screen.
This information comes directly from director Simon Kinberg. Kinberg is a long-time writer and producer of the franchise and makes his directorial debut here. An image published online highlights Jean Gray (Sophie Turner) exercising his powers alongside Magneto (Michael Fassbender) on Genosha. Kinberg had this to say about the place and the factors that integrate it into the film.
"Genosha is something that has always fascinated me.It is a kind of Oz for the mutants.As a Jew, his parallels with Israel and the notion of the promised land intrigued me even in my childhood.In the previous X-Men movies, I was looking for a way to integrate it.I thought about it for Apocalypse, but then I took a very different direction. "
For those who may not know it, Genosha is a fictional island nation after the pages of Marvel Comics first appeared in Uncanny X-Men # 232 in 1988. C & # 39; is a refuge for the mutants and, in Phoenix dark Magneto built the island using remnants of metal from the sea. Jean Gray, after getting his new and heavy Phoenix power after a mission in space, goes there to seek help from the long-time enemy of X-Men .
Disney has completed its merger with Fox recently, which means that the X-Men and Fantastic Four franchises will ultimately be under the control of Marvel Studios, also in detention. by Disney. This means that they will end this version of continuity, which has recently been confirmed by CinemaCon. So, this movie will serve as swan song, which means that there is pressure to deliver the goods. That said, we heard a lot of rumors that the situation was a little messy behind the scenes. Important rehearsals have been ordered. Although this is pretty common for big blockbusters nowadays.
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In many cases, these new shots actually end up recording movies, like The Second World War . So who knows? Maybe it will be a good start for this version of the mutants. We can only hope, as confirmed Marvel Studio president Kevin Feige, before these characters appear in the MCU. In the current state of things, the film begins with a possible follow-up at the box office. Dark Phoenix is scheduled to arrive in theaters on June 7th. Do not miss the new image of the Empire below.
A new photo for & # 39; X-MEN DARK PHOENIX & # 39; was officially released. (Source: @empiremagazine) pic.twitter.com/liCBISWolL
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